A Scam Email with the Subject "Your Platinum Atm Visa Debit Card is available for pick up" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Apr 2010 13:03:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "BOC ACCREDITED AGENT"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BANK OF CHINA LONDON (ACCREDITED AGENT) 90 Cannon Street London EC4N 6HA, United Kingdom Ref: Payment Code :WF-UKKP23/857/MCL5/CO Grant Number: WF/UK-MICC/97846563459/209 REF: BANK OF CHINA PLATINUM VISA DEBIT CARD PAYMENT YOU VALUED AT USD $7.5 MILLION ONLY. We have been mandated by the Bank of England, United States Department of Treasury, and other Financial World bodies to pay out fund/entitlement by Platinum Atm Visa Debit Card. This procedure is to check mate fraudulent payment procedure by some official and delay of payment to beneficiary. Irrevocable credit and release of fund will be paid through "BANK OF CHINA LONDON" Automated Teller Machine ATM PLATINUM VISA DEBIT CARD. Your name, e-mail and other personal information are still reflecting on our central data base system as the beneficiary of the fund which was delayed or kept pending We have been mandated to take over the payment procedure and ensure your fund is release to you without further delay. We have resolved to implement the use of the Platinum Atm Visa Debit Card, introduced by the Bank of England to prevent and check fraudulent method of payment and at the same time facilitate the irrevocable and immediate release of your Payment to you. In this proposed payment scheme, the said funds has been credited and programmed already into the new Platinum Atm Visa Debit Card valued at (USD $7.5) Seven Million Five Hundred United States Dollars, and the Platinum Atm Visa Debit Card is available for pick up. Your pin code and online account information attached to your ATM visa debit card will be released to you at the point of collection. Furthermore, your immediate response to this e-mail will facilitate the irrevocable release of your Platinum Atm Visa Debit card to you We need you to provide the following information stated below for re-confirmation before we can send further details of the payment information to you: 1. YOUR FULL NAME. 2. YOUR ADDRESS 3. OFFICE OR RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS 4. ANY FORM OF IDENTIFICATION FOR PROPER IDENTIFICATION. 5. OCCUPATION: Further more you are advised to contact the protocol officer (Mr. Robert Barr by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) in charge for the release of your Platinum Atm Visa Debit Card, with the above required information for confirmation NB: Time is no longer in your favor; you should contact Robert Barr immediately you receive this e-mail so that your Platinum Atm Visa Debit card can be released to you We look forward to hear from you. Regards, Mrs Debbie Cole